External Scholarships

The AltaLink Indigenous Student Awards

Deadlines: November 1, 2020, February 1, 2021, and August 2021

AltaLink provides eight scholarships of $1,000 to students who are leaders in the Aboriginal community. This includes students from treaty 6, 7 and 8, and from the Métis community. AltaLink will pick winners based on financial need, scholastic achievement, community involvement, and life goals.


St. John's Legacy Scholarship

Deadline: May 14, 2021

St. John's Legacy offers a number of scholarships between $500 and $4,500. One year, King’s students won a total of $40,000 between thirteen students—one of the highest amounts in the country. To apply, students must have a B grade average. They must also provide a description of extracurricular activities such as employment, volunteer hours, sports, or wilderness activities. This scholarship is not limited to any one program.


Peter Elzinga Family Foundation

Deadline: June 1, 2021

The Peter Elzinga Foundation awards Alberta Students yearly bursaries of $600 to $2000. The Foundation awards bursaries based on financial need, community involvement and leadership skills.


Indspire’s Post-Secondary Education Scholarship 

Applications accepted year round

Indspire disburses bursaries and scholarships through its Building Brighter Futures program to Indigenous students who are enrolled in post-secondary programs. Since 1985, Indspire has disbursed bursaries and scholarships to First Nation, Inuit, and Métis post-secondary students. It is the largest funder for Indigenous education outside of the federal government.